Tips for using Crayons for your artwork

When it comes to drawing things, crayons are probably one of the most well known and beloved of mediums. Just about everyone has spent some time using them to color a picture or draw something new. Besides, who doesn’t remember enjoying the smell of a fresh pack of crayons when …

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Tips for using Calligraphy Pens for your artwork

Fancier and more expensive than your typical everyday pen, these pens are extremely versatile and can be used to create many different effects and line styles. Unlike most drawing implements, these pens can be customized to fit the task at hand. This is done by replacing the tip, called a …

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Tips on using Ballpoint Pens for your artwork

Ballpoint pens are a common sight in an office setting, but aren’t the sort of thing you’d expect to be using for drawing. It turns out though that they are a fairly popular medium despite their apparent drawbacks. With a little practice, they can be a very useful tool for …

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About programs that you can use to make art

There are many, many programs out there to make or edit images. Some are more popular than others, and some specialize in creating certain types of images. Many are even free. Since there’s a lot of choices to pick from, I’ve selected a number of useful programs and listed them …

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Common file types and their pros and cons

Like everything else, images have to be stored somewhere on a computer to be useable. Naturally, over time a number of different methods have been developed to store an image, leading to many different file formats. Each format had a particular usage in mind, and as a result each format …

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Christian Symbol References

Ever wonder why there were so many different variations of the cross or what various images represent? This section aims to answer those questions by providing a glossary to the many different symbols used in Christian art and architecture. To simplify things, you can search the listed symbols two ways: …

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How to draw simple shapes

Before a person can build a fancy skyscraper, they have to first learn and master how to build smaller buildings. Likewise, before you draw a complex masterpiece, you need to be familiar with drawing very simple shapes and objects. This section provides some guidance to drawing the simplest shapes you’ll …

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This website is intended to be both useful and educational. Unless otherwise stated all images are freely given into the Public Domain: attribution is appreciated, but not required. Feel free to use or modify what you find here for whatever reason. That said, if you wish to use an image …

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Site Updates

August 20th 2016 Just when everyone was convinced that this site had been left for dead without so much as a goodbye message, a wild update appears! To make a very long story short, this unexpected hiatus was never intended or planned. Basically, what happened was that the site’s overall …

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